Skiles Residence

Skiles Residence

Date: March 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the bark yard on the old homestead of the Skiles family, located at 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. A lawn chair and bench are facing to the back. There is a pond with a short wire fence bordering it, and a bird bath beside it. Trees surround the property. The house was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
[Children on the Edge of a Pond]

[Children on the Edge of a Pond]

Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren standing on the rocky edge of a pond. A young girl in pigtails stands to the left of a young boy in mid-throw. Sue Antoinette Emory sits on edge of the pond in the middle. To the right, a young boy stands behind Bailey Woods. Ripples flare out in the pond in front of the children. Cattle can be seen drinking on the opposite bank.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Jefferson County Sub - Courthouse Fishpond]

[Jefferson County Sub - Courthouse Fishpond]

Date: 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Description: Photograph of a fishpond outside of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse. In the center of the pond, there is a sculpture, entitled "Music of the Sea," consisting of a child holding a shell to their ear. It was given to the city by Edith Smith Norton in memory of her father, Charles Eugene Norton, the first mayor of Port Arthur. In the background, there is a view of Port Arthur City Hall.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Cattle Pond on Ranch Land]

[Cattle Pond on Ranch Land]

Date: 1947
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of a cattle pond on ranch land. John Brittingham, Susan Judd, and R. B. Judd are on horseback on the bank of the pond, with cattle visible among the small trees in the area.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Herd of Cattle Next to a Pond

Herd of Cattle Next to a Pond

Date: unknown
Creator: Frank Reeves
Description: A large herd of cattle grazes near a small pond.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
[Cattle in a pasture]

[Cattle in a pasture]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of cattle in a pasture near a pond or river.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
[Cowboys Holding Down a Calf near a Cow]

[Cowboys Holding Down a Calf near a Cow]

Date: 1940
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Description: Photograph of three cowboys with a restrained calf. A man on the right kneels on the calf's neck, pinning it down. Another man on the left is kneeling down and touching the animal. A third man is gazing into the nostrils of a horned brown and white cow (right). They are on a rocky beach of a pond.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Three Pictures of Cattle and Cowboys]

[Three Pictures of Cattle and Cowboys]

Date: 1939
Creator: Brittingham, Peg
Description: Photographs of cattle and cowboys on a range. The first picture on the left features cattle moving past a fence containing more cattle and four cowboys on horses. The second photo features cattle behind a fence and mounted cowboys on either side of that fence. The third photo is of Watt Matthews standing on range land in front of a pond.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Cowboys at a Pond]

[Cowboys at a Pond]

Date: 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two cowboys and horses on a wooded dirt road in front of a pond. The person to the left is partially undressed and carrying clothes. The man on the right is fully clothed and sitting atop a white horse. A wooden pier extends over the pond, and a rope is tied from it and wound around some trees and into the water.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Industrial Vehicles around a Pond]

[Industrial Vehicles around a Pond]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three industrial vehicles in front of a pond. Vehicle tracks are visible in the foreground, and earth has been pushed up around the near side of the pond. A man stands on this mound of earth.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
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